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UKCSA announces a new Associate Member (Dec 2020)

GRC Synergies Ltd has become the latest Associate Member of the UK Cast Stone Association (UKCSA). The company is an UKAS accredited laboratory offering a range of BS, EN and ASTM testing methods to cast stone, precast concrete and glassfibre reinforced concrete manufacturers.

Hand Sanitation Crucial (May 2020)

Scott Wilson, Operations Director at concrete admixtures specialist, and UKCSA Associate Member, Oscrete, passes on hygiene expertise from its sister company Christeyns, as the construction industry gears up to protect returning workers against Covid-19.

75th Anniversary of BS 1217 for Cast Stone (April 2020)

In April 2020 the original British Standard for Cast Stone, BS 1217, reached its 75th anniversary, having been first issued in April 1945. Although the standard for cast stone has been changed and improved over the years, BS 1217 remains one of the longest standing British Standards which is still in existence.